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5 07, 2011

Does failure truly exist?

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“Does failure truly exist, or is it simply an inaccurate matchup of expectations and strengths? Could it be that people are not successes or failures but merely individuals in the right or wrong expectation environment?” — Donald O. Clifton and Paula Nelson, Soar with your strengths

10 06, 2011

Mastery over paradigms

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It is in the space of mastery over paradigms that people throw off addictions, live in constant joy, bring down empires, get locked up or burned at the stake or crucified or shot, and have impacts that last for millennia.

4 06, 2011


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“In the Babemba tribe of South Africa, when a person acts irresponsibly or unjustly, he is placed in the center of the village, alone and unfettered. All work ceases, and every man, woman and child in the village gathers in a large circle around the accused. Then each person in the tribe, regardless of age, begins to talk out loud […]

6 05, 2011

Smoker: Humanist tradition

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“There are always some people who, though living honorable and consid­erate lives… prefer to keep ‘an open mind’ about the currently accepted expla­na­tions for things for which they see no evidence, or only evidence that is uncon­vincing. These people are in ‘the humanist tradition.’”

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